A Cyber Security Engineer earns an average salary of $96,760 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in IT Security & Infrastructure is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,206 - $122,237
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$59K
$97K
$120K
MEDIAN: $96,759
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$59,206 - $122,237  
   
Bonus
$507 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$11,250  
Total Pay (?
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$56,919 - $124,459  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Job Description for Cyber Security Engineer

  • Lead team in engineering solutions or improvements to prevent malicious activity.
  • Use strong knowledge of computers and electronics to monitor and analyze data from various security systems.
  • Effectively communicate security information to fellow analysts and customers.
  • Use technical skills to respond to threats and emergency security incidents in a timely manner.

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Experience Affects Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$97,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Cyber Security Engineer Salaries

IT Security & Infrastructure
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National Average
$97,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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